U.S. Capitol Police officers remove a protester as H.R. McMaster, former national security adviser to President Donald Trump, testifies during a hearing of a special House committee dedicated to countering China, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
A few weeks ago the New York Times published a hit piece on Jodie Evans and her partner Neville Roy Singham as well as Vijay Prashad of Tricontinental and others, accusing them of organizing front groups to spread Chinese propaganda.
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These are groups which are advocating No Cold War and peace with China, but to the U.S. establishment they are threats.
Bob had a great conversation w/ Jodie Evans (@MsJodieEvans), a co-founder of Code Pink, about the work of these groups in advocating for an end to saber-rattling w/ China and negotiations in Ukraine, and about their true relationships w/ China and others.
The NYT piece was a boilerplate Cold War smear job, the kind that the U.S. media and political class has been conducting for a century now. It’s a resurgence in McCarthyism and it needs to be stopped now.